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Temperature

The Myth of 98.6

It’s a fact that is still taught daily to schoolchildren all over the world: Normal human body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. But as with most measurements, “normal” has a range. With current technology, don’t be surprised if your actual measure temperature is rarely 98.6. That’s because “normal” temperature was based on the average temperature of hundreds …

Calcium deficiency

Osteoporosis

Myth – Osteoporosis is a painful bone condition. This is a common misconception. Unless a fracture has occurred, osteoporosis causes no pain. Osteoporosis makes bones weaker than normal because the bone is not dense enough. The name osteoporosis comes from Greek words meaning bone (ostoun) and passage (poros), indicating the increased amount of empty spaces …